In local,
13 Jun 2018 09:00

In the framework of the EU-funded project EU-GIVE aiming at “Generating opportunities from Intangible assets and Value chains in the collaborative Economy in Europe”, Enterprise Europe Brussels c/o organises on 13th  June 2018 for an information day about the collaborative economy.

Are you Brussels-based and

  • an SME or social enterprises from the social economy?
  • a service provider whose business has been supported from the collaborative economy ?
  • a platform manager ?
  • an enterprise, initiative and organisation from other sectors interested in developing exchanges and collaboration with the collaborative economy ?
  • a promoter of new business ideas which can grow up in a collaborative economy environment ?

If one of these sentences ring a bell, then this event is made for you ! Join us on Wednesday 13 June from 9 am to 5 pm at Hotel Manos, 135, Chaussée de Charleroi B-1060 Bruxelles.

The objectives of this event are

  • to raise awareness about the collaborative economy potential in Brussels taking into account its social impact
  • to increase knowledge and involvement of participants
  • to look for synergies, connections, integration between collaborative economy initiatives and with the conventional economy.

More information : Programme below

Language : FR, NL, no interpretation

You want to participate?

Register here till 11 June!

(free event but registration compulsory)

More information about the project on our website

You can contact Camille Lepinay

Programme :

9h-9h30 : Welcome coffee

Moderator: Annick Capelle, journalist

9h30 – 10h30 : Introduction session

  • Welcome note – Patricia Foscolo, manager, Greentech.Brussels, President,
  • What is the EU-GIVE project – Camille Lepinay, project manager,
  • Collaborative economy, cooperative economy, circular economy, what do we mean? Barbara Garbarczyk, SAW-B (tbc)

 Coffee break

11h -13h: Finding your way to the collaborative economy

  • Cooperative platforms, an inspiring model for the collaborative economy – Lieza Dessein,
  • Regional support for qualitative cooperative platform – Gaëtan Vanloqueren, Adviser in the cabinet of Didier Gosuin, Minister of Economy and Employment of the Brussels Capital Region
  • Legal framework in Belgium – Caroline Ker, Legal expert, Febecoop, Belgian federation of cooperative
  • The European Agenda for collaborative economy – Neil Kay, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG Grow
  • Questions & Answer

Networking lunch

 14h-15h : Lesson learnt from Brussels-based initiatives 

  • Usitoo – Frédéric Chomé
  • Cookwork – Elodie Bouscarat
  • Pwiic – Nathalie Devriese
  • Tale me – Anna Balez
  • – Louis Wouters

Coffee break

15h15-16h45: World Café – What are the needs for the collaborative economy in Brussels?

Presentations from the conclusions of the tables

16h45-17h – Conclusions  

 This project is co-financed by the European Union.
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